Earl Staley

"Counter Point" Colorful Geometric Abstract Pointillism Painting 2010



Acrylic on canvas


Blue, yellow, red, green, and purple geometric abstract painting by Houston, TX artist Earl Staley. The painting features geometric shapes that resemble a landscape altogether. The colors appear blended through a pointillism technique. Upon looking closely, it is noticeable that several pieces of canvases overlap, giving a multilayered texture to the piece. Signed, titled, and dated by the artist at the back. Framed in a wooden silver-painted frame.

Artist Biography

Earl Staley grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and resides in Houston, Texas. He is an artist and teacher with more than 50 years of experience. Mr. Staley holds Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees. He taught at Washington University, St. Louis; Rice University, Houston; and the University of St. Thomas, Houston, where he was chairperson of the Art Department. Today he teaches in the Fine Art program at Lonestar College-Tomball, TX. Mr. Staley is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1981 he received the Rome Prize in Painting from the American Academy in Rome, Italy: he studied in Rome for 4 years. Mr. Staley's paintings look back to his artistic roots and forward to new interpretations of the myths and symbols embedded in his life.

Dimensions With Frame

H 16.25 in x W 16.25 in x D 1.5 in

Dimensions Without Frame

H 16 in x W 16 in.